TEENAGER INJURED IN MOTOCROSS EVENT AT CESSNOCK

A 15-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after a crash in a motorcross event in the Hunter Valley.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was sent to Cessnock at around 9 o’clock on Sunday morning, after reported the teenager had suffered a back injury in a crash.

He was stabilised by paramedics, along with the helicopter’s medical team before being flown to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital.